NASA, one of the members of ISECG, released the initial version of a Global Exploration Roadmap (GER) developed by the International Space Exploration Coordination Group (ISECG). The roadmap was developed by the 12 space agencies members of ISECG: ASI (Italy), CNES (France), CNSA (China), CSA (Canada), CSIRO (Australia), DLR (Germany), ESA (European Space Agency), ISRO (India), JAXA (Japan), KARI (Republic of Korea), NASA (United States of America), NSAU (Ukraine), Roscosmos (Russia), UKSA (United Kingdom). The GER begins with the International Space Station and expands human presence throughout the solar system, leading ultimately to crewed missions to explore the surface of Mars, then evolve into two potential pathways: “Asteroid Next” and “Moon Next.” Each pathway represents a mission scenario that covers a 25-year period with a logical sequence of robotic and human missions. NASA has just announced the development of the Space Launch System (SLS) heavy lift and the Multi Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) as necessary elements for deep space exploration. › Download The Global Exploration Roadmap (low-resolution, 10 MB PDF) › Download The Global Exploration Roadmap (high-resolution, 47 MB PDF) Tweet Like what you read? If so, join the Space Safety community and get a FREE COPY of the Special Report "Losing Aircraft in the Space Age" for instant download. Enter your name and email below: you are just one click away!